On 21 and 22 March, the City of Antwerp will receive a delegation of seven European cities (Berlin, Lisbon, Tallinn, Warsaw, Reims, Seville and Florence) and their stakeholders in the framework of the European SPEED UP Interreg programme.
Today, the Dutch retail chain HEMA opens a flagship store at Meir in Antwerp. With 1700 square metres the shop is three times the size of the existing store at Meir. The extra space will be used for a larger presentation of the products, an increased range of products and a tryout of the chain’s new food concept.
Logistics company H.Essers is expanding considerably in Wilrijk. As well as increasing their warehousing space, they are making major investments in high-tech waste installations and tank terminals for the chemical industry.
The beginning of a new academic year is always a special time for the University of Antwerp. Even more so this year for the programme for Product Development, which celebrates its fiftieth birthday. A lecture and celebration at the University halls on 20 November marked this momentous occasion.
Fashion Talks described itself as ‘the most relevant conference on how the fashion industry actually works and evolves’. On Thursday 16 November, national and international speakers and visitors gathered in the Waagnatie Expo & Events Centre.